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Nature volume 162, page 212 (07 August 1948) | Download Citation

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THE Council of the University of Leeds has announced that the Wool Industries Surplus Cloth Corporation, Ltd., has given a sum of £40,500 for the establishment in the University of a research chair of wool textile engineering within the Department of Textile Industries. Other gifts include £10,000 from the International Wool Secretariat (in addition to a similar amount already received) for the purpose of completing the cost of equipping the new Wool Research Laboratories ; 1,000 dollars from the Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the purchase of equipment for the Department of Biochemistry ; £250 from Messrs. J. and J. Crombie of Aberdeen, for the Textile Department ; £2,126, handed over by the Leeds Public Dispensary and Hospital, being the balance of the Research Appeal Account, which the Council agreed to earmark for rheumatism research ; £300 a year from Sandoz Products, Ltd., of Bradford, to provide a scholarship for a male candidate to take the form of three consecutive two-year awards ; 500–600 plastic mouldings for experimental research in speech training, presented to the Department of Education by Messrs. Birkby‘s, Ltd., of Liversedge.

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